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Weekly Volunteer Opportunities – posted Dec. 3, 2018

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What’s on our calendar:

• Disaster Resiliency Training, Dec. 12

• VolunteerLinc Holiday Open House, Dec. 13

• ServeNebraska AmeriCorps Applications, Dec. 31

YMCA of Lincoln

(402) 434-9228

Youth Sports Coaches

Coaches are needed year-round for youth sports: soccer, flag football, basketball, etc.

Pancakes and Pajamas with Santa, Dec. 13

Help Copple Family YMCA: move tables, decor, check in, assist Santa, serve pancakes, 4:30-7:30 pm.

A Warmer Day

(402) 480-7463

Coat Drive Director

Coordinate coat drives with partners.

Fresh Start

(402) 475-7777

Thrift Shop Sales Clerk

Help visitors Friday or Saturday, 9:45 am-1 pm or 1-4:15 pm or third Thursday 4-7 pm.

Donation Receiver

Answer the phones, take donations from the public, Mondays and Thursdays, 10 am-1 pm.

City Impact

(402) 477-8080

Gifts of Love

Help as a shopper assistant, gift wrapper, hauler, cashier, hospitality, through Dec. 17.

Community Action Partnership of Lancaster and Saunders Counties

(402) 875-9320

Foster Grandparent

Provide guidance to children in Head Start program.

Tax Preparer

Prepare tax returns; identify missing info, request it from taxpayers. Training provided. Sign up by Dec. 21.

Prosper Lincoln

(402) 436-1633

Help with Job Searches

Help people search for jobs on the computer at the City Library.

Bridges to Hope

(402) 420-5696

Shop and Stock the Warehouse

Help people select items for moving out of correctional institutions. Sort, organize donations.

Matt Talbot Kitchen and Outreach

(402) 817-0623

Reading Hour

Read to kids 11:30 am-12:30 pm or 5:30-6:30 pm.

Tabitha

(402) 486-8563

Senior Companion

Visit once a week with a senior. Activities include playing games, talking about current events, etc.

Pie Social Assistant

Escort residents to dining room, serve pie, talk with residents, 1-3 pm Saturday

Lincoln Children’s Museum

(402) 477-4000

Assist Special Events

Prepare, decorate, run our events.

Exhibit Maintenance

Assist with building, maintenance of exhibits.

Keep Lincoln & Lancaster County Beautiful

(402) 441-8035

Storm Drain Marking

Install, inspect storm drain markers.

CHI Health St. Elizabeth

(402) 219-7111

Mammography Center Greeter

Greet patients, guests and assist with directions.

Hospice

Provide companionship to patients in a variety of activities.

American Cancer Society

(402) 423-4893

Road to Recovery Driver

Drive people in your personal vehicle to cancer treatments.

American Red Cross

(402) 441-7997

First Aid Services Team

Help coordinate inventory and supplies or assist with medical data entry.

Willard Community Center

(402) 475-0805

Social Media

Help boost the Center's presence on social media.

Habitat for Humanity

(402) 477-9184

Phone Operator/Cashier

Assist customers with donation or purchases, answer phone, schedule pickups.

Community Aphasia Partners

(402) 472-2145

Social Volunteers

Help a person with aphasia engage in social activities.

Star City Pride

(402) 429-7883

Sponsorship & Advertising Sales Interns

Provide administrative and advertising support for the annual Pride Guide, for other events.

Nebraska Community Blood Bank

(402) 486-9412

Canteen Volunteers

Monitor donors well-being, serve beverages, snacks.

Aseracare

(888) 868-1957

Veteran Hospice

Veterans to provide companionship to a hospice patient. Talk, play cards, or read to them.

YWCA Lincoln

(402) 434-3494

Take A Break

Help kids with activities, crafts and games.

Lincoln Animal Ambassadors

(402) 817-1168

Pet Food Bank

Assist clients with 50-pound pet food bags, Mondays or Thursdays, 6:30-8:15 pm.

Mourning Hope

(402) 488-8989

Grief Group Facilitator

Facilitate 11-week group for youth or caregivers.

Proyecto Cultural

(402) 202-4829

Treasurer

Accounting for a small non-profit.

Malone Community Center

(402) 202-7431

Receptionist

Answer questions and help with email, printing.

Foundation for Lincoln Public Schools

(402) 436-1612

Office Support

Help with receptionist, office duties, 5 hours a week.

Bryan Health Medical Center

(402) 481-3032

Various Positions

Help with clerical tasks, family support, patient services, more.

Lux Center for the Arts

(402) 466-8692

Art Gallery/Shop Attendant

Greet visitors, answer phone, and assist with sales.

Lincoln Literacy

(402) 476-7323

English Language Tutor

Help people learning how to speak, read and write in English, once a week for an hour.

CenterPointe Inc.

(402) 475-8717

Transcriptionist

Type handwritten poetry text into word document for a book. Project can be done from home.

Nebraska Library Commission Talking Book and Braille Service

(402) 471-4033

De-labeling Expert

Remove audio book labels, to recycle and reuse.

Nebraska Supreme Court, Office of Public Guardian

(402) 471-8839

Court Visitor

Visit vulnerable citizens, gather, report court info.

Coalition on Human Trafficking Inc.

(402)216-4023

Hotel/Motel Project Ambassador

Contact hotel/motels to discuss and set-up anti-trafficking training.

Foodnet

(402) 477-4169

Pick Up/Deliver Food

Pick up donated food on alternating Tuesdays. Must have truck/van and be able to lift boxes.

Pioneers Park Nature Center

(402) 441-8708

Land Management

Chip trails, assist with prescribed burns, prepare for planting, plant, weed and water gardens.

Community Crops

(402) 474-9802

Community Event Educator

Talk to people at events about gardening, food.

The Salvation Army

(402) 474-6263

Food Pantry Helpers

Restock food, help clients week days, 12pm - 4pm

Indigo Community

(402) 477 -7770

Bilingual Story Time

Read stories in non-English languages to children on Saturdays, 10-11 am.

Lincoln Bike Kitchen

(402) 915-BIKE

Office Support, and Bike Inventory

Help customers/kids choose bikes, data entry, filing.

Live Well Go Fish

(402) 802-7768

Assist with Fishing and Boating Activities

Assist with fishing/boating for seniors, veterans, youth and people with disabilities.

Center for People in Need

(402) 476-4357

Truckloads for Help

Sort and distribute household goods and clothing, anytime Monday - Friday 8:30 am-4:30 pm.

Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital

(402) 413-4500

Bingo & Cards

Activities with residents: cards Tuesdays or bingo Thursdays, 1:15-3:15 pm.

Aging Partners

(402) 441-7070

Dining Room/Kitchen

Clean up dining room by returning dirty dishes/trays to dish room. Help participants during meal time.

Ongoing Youth Volunteer Opportunities

Health and Human Services

Bryan Medical Center

(402) 481-3032

Age 14+, weekly commitment of at least four months, weekdays, 3:45-5 pm at East or West Campus.

Foodnet

(402) 416-6197

Food Distribution - Help sort and distribute food.

Gateway Vista

(402) 467-0228

Activities with residents – play a game, read books or assist on outings.

Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital

(402) 413-4500

Bingo & Cards

Help residents enjoy their experience playing cards Tuesdays or bingo Thursdays, 1:15-3:15 pm

Tabitha

(402) 486-8563

Friendly Visitor – Provide companionship: chat with a resident, play a game, read mail, do crafts, puzzles.

The Salvation Army

(402) 474-6263

Food Pantry Helpers

Restock food on pantry shelves and help clients Monday-Friday, 12pm - 4pm.

Retail

Center for People in Need

(402) 476-4357

Truckloads for Help – sort and distribute household goods, clothing, weekdays 8:30am - 4:30pm.

Lincoln Bike Kitchen

(402) 915-BIKE

Office Support and Bike Inventory

Help customers/kids choose bikes, data entry, filing.

Lincoln Lancaster County Health Department

(402) 441-6224

Tobacco Product Compliance - (15-17 years old) assist law enforcement with product checks.

Office/Clerical

Lincoln City Libraries Foundation

402-441-0164

Book sorters

Sort books at Eiseley Branch, Gere Branch, and Walt Branch.

Nebraska Library Commission Talking Book and Braille Service

(402) 471-4033

De-labeling Expert

Remove labels on audio books, to recycle, reuse.

Sports and Recreation

Keep Lincoln & Lancaster County Beautiful

(402) 441-8035

Litter cleanup

Clean up streets, alleys, sidewalks, parks, and buildings. Gloves, trash/recycling bags provided.

Lincoln Children’s Museum

(402) 477-4000

Organizing –keep exhibits tidy, safe and organized.

Pioneers Park Nature Center

(402) 441-8708

Land Management

Chipping trails, prepare for planting, plant and water gardens and weed control.

YMCA of Lincoln

(402) 434-9228

Housekeeping - Cooper YMCA needs custodial help every day for shifts 9am.-5pm.

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